[wingide-users] A better dark-background GTK theme

Eric Ongerth ericongerth at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 13:44:40 EDT 2012


I found a gtk theme with a dark background that works so well I have even
wanted to suggest it to this community in the past.  It's called 'plastiq'.
On Oct 11, 2012 9:00 AM, <wingide-users-request at wingware.com> wrote:

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> Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 17:30:23 +0100
> From: Gadget/Steve <GadgetSteve at hotmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] Has anyone found a better dark gtk theme?
>         Small screen tricks?
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> On 10/10/2012 4:48 PM, Shay wrote:
> > Semi-Dedicated Python hobbyist.
> >
> > Evaluating WingIDE now. I've spent a couple days going through the
> tutorial
> > and documentation, and now I want to spend some time using the IDE.
> >
> > One problem:
> > As a hobbyist, I find myself coding in bed in a dark bedroom. The white
> > themes strain my eyes and disturb my wife. The "black background" theme
> is
> > pretty gaudy and eye-straining(???? just found it. not enough time to
> tell)
> > itself. Has anyone found a subtler dark (doesn't necessarily have to be
> > black) theme?
> >
> > One niggle:
> > I'm often working on a 12" screen. Horizontal screen-space is fine, but
> > vertical space is premium. Any tricks for "fullscreening" Wing in
> Windows?
> > Any other small-screen tricks? Coming from VIM. One thing Vim is great
> at is
> > maximizing screen real-estate. Using the Vim "personality" so I don't
> > necessarily need scrollbars at all.
> >
> > Thank you,
> >  -Shay
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> Shay,
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> Try: F1 or Shift-F2
>
> You can either vary the text background within Wing rather than using
> themes or create your own theme - I am sure that there are some gtk
> theme editors out there.
>
> Gadget/Steve
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:24:12 -0400
> From: Larry Keber <lakkal at gmail.com>
> To: wingide-users at wingware.com
> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] Has anyone found a better dark gtk theme?
>         Small screen tricks?
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> On 10/10/2012 11:48 AM, Shay wrote:
> > Any other small-screen tricks?
> >
>
> I always set Toolbars to Small size and Text-only.
>
> Larry
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